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Grandparents Day offers opportunity to recognize those grandparents raising grandchildren

  • grandparents

The relationship between a child and a grandparent is a special bond, a relationship that is celebrated nationally on the first Sunday after Labor Day. This…

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Curiosity is key to later school success

  • social-emotional development

Encouraging curiosity in the early years can help your child do better in school.

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Using technology to advance toddler and preschooler learning

  • early learning

By managing screen time and choosing developmentally appropriate technology, adults can actually extend a young child’s learning.

Mister Rogers and child. Photo credit Jim Judkis

Mister Rogers movie is a reminder of what young children need

  • child development

“One word, ‘connection,’ captures what is happening inside and what is needed from the outside for a young child’s brain.” Read our…

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When reading to toddlers, books with pictures are ‘just right’

  • early learning

New research shows that reading a story book with pictures sparks more brain activity in kids than watching a cartoon or reading a book without pictures.

Q&A with Dawn Wilkinson

Q&A with AZAEYC Executive Director Dawn Wilkinson

  • early learning

​Find out about NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™, an annual celebration to raise awareness of the importance of quality early learning.​​

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Road map to educational success begins with quality early learning

  • early learning

The Arizona Education Progress Meter sets goals to strive toward and asks all Arizonans to support a shared vision of a “world class…

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Get ready to celebrate 2018 Week of the Young Child

  • early learning

​April ​16-20 is an opportunity to highlight the importance of early learning and the educators who support the positive development of young children.

Reading with Your Baby

New FTF video helps parents make reading with their baby a daily routine

  • early learning

​A new​ video designed to show parents easy tips for reading with their babies is now available from First Things First.

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